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Wedding Celebration for Daisuke and Nobue Nakayama

After the evening service on October 26, there will be a special event for all followers to celebrate the marriage of Successor-Designate Daisuke Nakayama and his wife, Nobue, whose wedding ceremony was conducted at the Foundress’ Sanctuary on September 1. This event is being organized by the steering committee comprised of the representatives from [...]

Tenrikyo Disaster Relief Hinokishin Corps Helps Rainstorm Victims in Northern Kyushu

Tenrikyo Disaster Relief Hinokishin Corps Helps Rainstorm Victims in Northern Kyushu

At the request of Fukuoka Prefecture’s Asakura City and the local disaster volunteer centers, Tenrikyo Disaster Relief Hinokishin Corps sent units from Fukuoka Diocese and began their activities on July 11 in Asakura City, [...]

The 50th Memorial Service for the 2nd Shinbashira to be conducted on November 14

Church Headquarters has announced that the 50th memorial service for the second Shinbashira, Shozen Nakayama, will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on November 14.

Kanrodai Replacement to be conducted on August 24

Church Headquarters announced on August 2 that the model Kanrodai would be replaced after the evening service on August 24. This is due to the “knot” shown on the evening of July 26. The related ceremonies are scheduled as below:
Ceremony to commence the formal preparations: 9:00 A.M., August 8
Ceremony to replace the model Kanrodai: [...]

On the “knot” that arose on the evening of July 26: Need for critical self-reflection

On July 26, at about 6:20 p.m., an individual intruded into the Inner Sanctuary at Church Headquarters and knocked down the upper sections of the Kanrodai.
The evening service on that day was performed at the scheduled time.
Following the evening service, a meeting of Honbu-in (Church Headquarters executive officials) was convened. The Shinbashira addressed [...]

2017 Entrance Ceremonies Held in Jiba

2017 Entrance Ceremonies Held in Jiba

With cherry trees in full bloom, entrance ceremonies of Tenrikyo schools were recently conducted in the Home of the Parent, where a total of 2,150 new students embarked on their new school life.
Tenri University welcomed 804 new students on April 1; Tenri Healthcare University 109 on April 3; Tenri Seminary 113 on April 5; Tenri [...]